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Traian Cri?an
Secretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Titular Bishop of Drivastum
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
In office7 December 1981—6 November 1990
PredecessorGiuseppe Casoria
SuccessorEdward Nowak
Personal details
Born21 May 1918
Iara, Cluj County, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)
DiedNovember 6, 1990(1990-11-06) (aged 72)
Styles of
Traian Cri?an
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Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleMonsignor
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Traian Cri?an (21 May 1918 – 6 November 1990) was a Romanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and served as Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints as well being the Titular Bishop of Drivastum.

Born in Iara, Austria-Hungary (present-day Romania), Cri?an was ordained as a Greek Catholic priest on 25 March 1945. On 7 December 1981 he was appointed to the Holy See as the Secretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and given the title Titular Bishop of Drivastum, going on to being ordained bishop on 6 January 1982.

Bishop Cri?an died on 6 November 1990.

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